What Does Yuengling Taste Like? (Flavors and Tasting Notes)

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Yuengling traditional lager is defined by its crisp flavor with present malty and hoppy flavors.  

This beer is a great pairing for salty, spicy and fatty foods thanks to its crisp and effervescent body and gentle caramel aroma.  

Tasting notes and flavors for Yuengling

Yuengling’s Traditional Lager is a type of American Amber Lager, a type of lager that features more hoppy bitterness and malt than lighter lagers. 


Malt aromas present a medium-low caramel scent that blends with the slight hoppiness from the cascade and cluster hops used in Yuengling’s Traditional Lager. 


American Lagers are known for their outstanding clarity, courtesy of the lagering process. The thin but sparkly white head will stand out against the pale gold beer.  


Like most lagers, Yuengling will have a light, clean, and crisp mouthfeel.  

Yuengling Style

Yuengling’s Traditional Lager is an American-style Amber Lager. Like other lagers, this style gets its crystal clear appearance and mellow flavors from its long, slow fermentation and conditioning process known as lagering. 

How to drink Yuengling for the best flavor

There is really no wrong way to drink a beer as long as you enjoy the flavor but there are some objective points to be made around the preferred temperature, glassware, and even whether or not it is better when drinking draft, cans or bottles. 

Bottle, can, or draft?

As with most beers, the best serving container will usually be a can or keg, including Yuengling. Both of these serving containers are hermetically sealed and let in no air or light that might damage the beer.  

What kind of foods pair best with Yuengling

Look for salty, spicy, or fatty foods for a great pairing, including: – Grilled Steak – Spicy Shrimp Ceviche – Cheeseburger with caramelized onions and french frie

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